In a scene eerily reminiscent of the keanu reeves movie speed imagine that there s a bomb in your trunk rigged to go off when your odometer hits 6 500 miles. The words national crisis on a map of the united states of america symbolizing that the usa is facing a crisis in the economy unemployment at war or facing some other major problem.
How about the chance to travel through the great 48 states of america s 50 on one incredible road trip extravaganza.
48 continental states map. The archipelago of hawaii has an area of 28 311 sq. Usa map with arrows. Snake the continent taking in 18 national and state parks countless small towns and some of the.
Here s the google maps link so you can inspect your next trip more thoroughly. The contiguous united states. Sure many with time on their hands and a yearning to see the country have accomplished this feat and have the stickers to prove it.
Virgin islands northern mariana islands guam and puerto rico. Suppose you wanted to drive to all 48 continental united states. Km while the remaining area is part of the us territories.
States plus the district of columbia on the continent of north america. Physical map of the us print map. But let s up the stakes a bit.
Map of the 48 continental usa states raised with clipping path. Including only one attraction in each one of the lower 48 states except for california which got two. Want to see it all.
The united states us covers a total area of 9 833 520 sq. Stephen von worley at data pointed mapped out the most efficient drive that would take a person through every state in the lower 48 and d c. The continental united states is the area of the united states of america that is located in the continent of north america it includes 49 of the 50 states 48 of which are located south of canada and north of mexico known as the lower 48 states the other being alaska and the district of columbia which contains the federal capital washington d c.
Of this area the 48 contiguous states and the district of columbia cover 8 080 470 sq. The contiguous united states or officially the conterminous united states consists of the 48 adjoining u s. The issue is that some states are overflowing.
Similar illustrations see all. States are found on the continent of north america. Forty nine of the u s.
Forty nine states the district of columbia and alaska are located entirely within the north american continent and make up the continental united states while hawaii is part of the continent of oceania. The contiguous united states is also known as the conterminous united states or the lower 48. On the other hand the term continental u s refers to any state on the north american continent.
Map of usa with separable borders. Feel truly inspired on this one of a kind road trip from the buzzing beaches in miami all the way to the city of seattle in washington state. The terms exclude the non contiguous states of alaska and hawaii and all other off shore insular areas such as american samoa u s.
The white house in washington d c rounded out the 50 picks. The route begins in south berwick maine and ends 6 872 miles later in taft montana. Including designated national landmarks historic sites and national parks and monuments.
Although canada lies between the contiguous united states and alaska they are all on the same continent so alaskan residents can enter these sweepstakes too. Remaining solely in the united states. One word epic.